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Obama urges Guantanamo closure this year
In State of the Union address, US president says 2014 should be the year to finally close the US prison.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 04:21 GMT
Egypt: In search of a saviour
Egypt's post-revolutionary rollercoaster has produced a politics of ultimatum.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 12:22 GMT
Q&A: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's lawyer
His client, a jailed al-Qaeda operative, releases a new manifesto arguing against the use of violence.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2014 12:13 GMT
Ariel Sharon: Enemy of peace
Sharon's legacy is one of wanton destruction not just of Palestinian homes and lives, but of the peace process itself.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 15:41 GMT
Book: Obama lacked faith in Afghan policy
Ex-Pentagon chief Robert Gates says US president did not think 2009 surge would work and wanted exit from Afghan war.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 18:44 GMT
Judge: NSA programme likely unconstitutional
The ruling challenges the government's 'metadata' collection and storage of millions of phone records of Americans.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 08:43 GMT
Cameron: Afghanistan 'Mission accomplished'
Remarks come despite ongoing Taliban fight, rampant drug cultivation, widespread corruption and human rights abuses.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 02:02 GMT
Mandela the radical
The South African leader was a more politically complex figure than is commonly thought by his admirers in the West.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:24 GMT
The American South as self and other
Slavery was a global institution, not a Southern one; its legacy, in the form of the Tea Party, is global too.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 07:59 GMT
Israel refuses to give dead back to West Bank
Citing security concerns, Israeli officials have refused to hand over Palestinian bodies back to families.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 12:35 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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